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Gratefulness After the Fact

For many years, I resented the fact that while growing up, my…
July 23, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

Is there anyone among my readers who recalls Eddy Arnold’s…
July 16, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Julian of Norwich, A Saint for Today

Sixty years ago, an old Benedictine monk spoke of God in a way…
July 11, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Attention

It’s strange how often a message can repeat itself until it…
July 9, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Look for Miracles

We have a small, unassuming cabin in the woods on a lake. Surrounding…
July 4, 2019/by Amanda Motz

January to July

Do you remember how cold it was this past January? When you looked…
July 2, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Walking Her Home

As I write this, my best friend/sister is sleeping peacefully.…
June 27, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Cause to Celebrate

Of course, Benedictines have many reasons to celebrate because…
June 25, 2019/by Amanda Motz

A More Profound Experience of Reality

Lately, my life feels inelegant, unmanageable and hard. There…
June 20, 2019/by Amanda Motz

We Are All One-ed in Christ

I came across a very full short statement by Rowan Williams,…
June 13, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Alzheimer’s Prayer

For some time now, I have been studying and learning about various…
June 11, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Becoming A Prophet

Recently, Oprah hosted Joan Chittister on Super Soul Sunday and…
June 6, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Have A Fun Day!

Early one morning as I was having some lab work done, the woman…
June 4, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Remembering the World’s Greatest

Doris Day, Herman Wouk, Jean Vanier—lived long lives and died…
May 28, 2019/by Amanda Motz

Alternative Mother’s Day

Twenty-five billion dollars spent on cards, flowers, jewelry,…
May 23, 2019/by Amanda Motz

A Day in the Life of Blue Bonnet

Blue Bonnet is a facility dog at Shoedair Children's Hospital…
May 16, 2019/by Amanda Motz